The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 39 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing HP 31 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.94% 2.66% 4.78%
As % of the Vendors category 8.73% 6.23% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 17
Average daily rate
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£120 £375 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +177.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £223 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +20.00%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
355 337 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.17% 42.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 146 155
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £156 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 32
Average hourly rate £18.13 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.20% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 14 £110 -75.55% 1
Chester +17 11 £376 +68.76% 1
Macclesfield - 5 £450 -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 35 (62.50%) ITIL
1 35 (62.50%) Service Management
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 30 (53.57%) SLA
3 30 (53.57%) MS Excel
4 27 (48.21%) OpenView
5 26 (46.43%) MCP
5 26 (46.43%) IBM Notes
5 26 (46.43%) MS Office
5 26 (46.43%) Lotus
5 26 (46.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
7 18 (32.14%) Cisco
8 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
9 11 (19.64%) Windows
10 10 (17.86%) VMware
10 10 (17.86%) Change Management
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (17.86%) CMDB
11 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
11 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
12 8 (14.29%) CCNP
12 8 (14.29%) CCNA
12 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (14.29%) Opsware
13 7 (12.50%) NetScout
13 7 (12.50%) Network Management
13 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (46.43%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.14%) Documentum
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 26 (46.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 3 (5.36%) NAS
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) VLAN
3 2 (3.57%) Intranet
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) BODI
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
1 2 (3.57%) Introscope
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
1 2 (3.57%) Selenium
1 2 (3.57%) Mockito
1 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
2 25 (44.64%) Service Analyst
2 25 (44.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Network Specialist
4 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Developer
6 2 (3.57%) IT Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (1.79%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) J2EE
1 2 (3.57%) CSS
1 2 (3.57%) JDBC
1 2 (3.57%) Servlets
1 2 (3.57%) SOAP
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
1 2 (3.57%) XML
1 2 (3.57%) XSL
1 2 (3.57%) WSDL
1 2 (3.57%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (3.57%) Spring
1 2 (3.57%) JSON
1 2 (3.57%) RESTful
1 2 (3.57%) PowerMock
1 2 (3.57%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) CMDB
2 5 (8.93%) FlexPod
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) HPUX
2 6 (10.71%) Solaris
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Linux
5 3 (5.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) ITIL
1 35 (62.50%) Service Management
2 10 (17.86%) Change Management
2 10 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (12.50%) Network Management
5 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.71%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) ITSM
6 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) MCP
2 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
3 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 8 (14.29%) CCNA
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.50%) CCIE
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.57%) NCIE
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.57%) PMP
7 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (53.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (48.21%) OpenView
2 26 (46.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (12.50%) HP NNM
4 2 (3.57%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.79%) OVSD
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Lotus
3 18 (32.14%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
5 8 (14.29%) Opsware
6 7 (12.50%) NetScout
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle
7 6 (10.71%) IBM
7 6 (10.71%) Compuware
8 5 (8.93%) F5
9 4 (7.14%) Sun
9 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
9 4 (7.14%) Citrix
10 3 (5.36%) NetApp
10 3 (5.36%) Dell
10 3 (5.36%) EMC
11 2 (3.57%) Perforce
12 1 (1.79%) TippingPoint
12 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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Capita - ITIN
Rate: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago